Cannell Meadow Trail

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

33E32 - The Cannell Meadow trail is 23.7 miles long. It begins at Camp Owen and ends at Sherman Pass Vista. The middle section is closed to Motorized Use! (Pine Flat to North End of Big Meadows). Trail also referred to as the Cannell plunge. The whole trail is open for the following uses: hiking, horseback riding, and mountain biking. Motorcycle trail riding is only allowed on the Cannell Trail from Camp Owen to Pine flat and from the Big Meadows Horse Camp to Sherman Pass. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: For Kern River Ranger District recreation information, please call 760-549-9533
Fees Free of charge.
Open Season: Open Year Round - undefined
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Please be cautious and yield to other users, as this trail is multi-use.
Closest Towns: Kernville Kennedy Meadows.
Water: None
Restroom: None
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Lake Isabella Visitor Center or Kernville Ranger Station



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